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2014-04-02 12:36:09

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digicel Group Limited ("Digicel") today announced that it has received and accepted for purchase $546,499,000 aggregate principal amount, or 70.52%, of its outstanding 10.5% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") validly tendered by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 1, 2014 and expects to pay for tendered Notes on April 2, 2014. In addition, the Company has received consents from holders of 70.52% of the Notes as of 5:00 p.m., New...

2014-03-31 23:36:48

During every hurricane season, there is a tendency to make preparations at the very last minute. Chairman of Cool Group of companies, Joey Issa, is calling for an early start in order to protect lives and property ahead of the upcoming 2014 Atlantic weather systems. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In the midst of the 2014 pre-hurricane season (before June) Chairman of Cool Group of companies Joseph J. Issa, says Jamaicans should stop being complacent in their preparations for the annual hurricane...

2014-03-31 16:20:14

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce the introduction of new scheduled non-stop air service connecting Kingston to Montego Bay, with 16 weekly flights each way. These new flights from Montego Bay to Kingston provide onward flights to Providenciales, Grand Turk, Santo Domingo and San Juan making connections across the wider Caribbean a reality. Introductory domestic fares are available from as little as US$29.00 (plus taxes)...

2014-02-28 23:33:21

Shoppers may know what they can expect from Nemet Nissan, and now the dealership wants to share The Nemet True Value Program with its customers. Jamaica, New York (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Nemet Nissan offers the very best it can to its customers in terms of savings and service. Shoppers should know that Nemet Nissan is offering more to its customers than the usual exceptional options. Right now, Nemet Nissan is offering its Nemet True Value Program to any customers who “Like” the...

2014-02-24 23:27:41

EMED Jamaica Global Ltd.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance and medical concierge company, announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Vinci Construction GrandProjets, the world's largest construction company by revenue. Kingston, Jamaica (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 EMED Jamaica announces contract with VINCI Construction Grands Projets EMED Jamaica Global Ltd.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance company announced that it has signed a multi year agreement with...

2014-01-15 23:29:03

Nemet Nissan, one of the Queens Nissan dealers, tries to make it the easiest as possible for its shoppers to find the parts they need by offering them the ability to shop online for what they need. Jamaica, New York (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Queens Nissan dealers like Nemet Nissan try to offer ways for customers to do more than save money at their dealerships. Nemet Nissan has stepped out of its normal “buy and lease” options it offers its shoppers and is helping owners find the parts...

2014-01-03 16:20:44

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently Air Turks & Caicos unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways. We are now pleased to announce new schedule air service connecting Providenciales to San Juan and additional flights to Kingston Jamaica, Santo Domingo and Cap Haitien. Now traveling interCaribbean Airways is convenient, affordable and available to business and leisure travelers with the introduction of these new routes....

2014-01-03 16:20:40

New Non Stop Flights to Puerto Plata, Samana and Providenciales. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After Air Turks & Caicos recently unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways - We are pleased to announce new air service schedules connecting San Juan to Puerto Plata and Samana in the Dominican Republic, and for the first time a flight connection between San Juan and Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands. With onward connections, now 1...

2014-01-03 16:20:36

Kingston to Santo Domingo, and one stop same plane to San Juan, Puerto Rico KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently Air Turks & Caicos unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways. We are now pleased to announce new schedule air service connecting Kingston to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic with 3 weekly flights and, a 4(th) non-stop service to Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. InterCaribbean also launches services 4 times a week San Juan,...

2013-12-23 08:30:15

Driving choice and innovation for data hungry customers KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digicel today announced that it has reached an agreement with the Guadeloupe-based Loret Group and with Caribbean Fibre Holdings to acquire a submarine fibre network across the Caribbean region. Digicel will acquire Middle Caribbean Network, Southern Caribbean Fibre, Antilles Crossings and a number of related assets from Global Caribbean Fibre. This deal will provide Digicel...


Latest Jamaica Reference Libraries

Small Asian Mongoose, Herpestes javanicus
2012-11-07 13:49:30

The small Asian mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) is native to Southeast and South Asia, but it has been introduced into other areas. In the western area of its range, populations are sometimes known as a separate species, called the small Indian mongoose or the Indian mongoose. Its range includes the mainland area between Iraq and China and the island of Java. It can be found at elevations of up to 7,217 feet in these areas. The range in which it has been introduced includes Caribbean and...

Jamaican Rice Rat, Oryzomys antillarum
2012-07-04 11:09:29

The Jamaican rice rat (Oryzomys antillarum) is an extinct species of rodent that was once found in Jamaica. This rat is thought to have been a divergence of O. couesi, which can be found in mainland Central America. It is thought that this rat went extinct in the late 19th century due to habitat destruction and by predation and competition from introduced species like the mongoose and the brown rat. Elliott Coues noted two specimens of Oryzomys in his 1877 monograph about North American...

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2012-06-18 06:02:30

Symbol: CLMAJ Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N HI    N PR    N Synonyms:   CLJA Cladium jamaicense Crantz   CLLE Cladium leptostachyum Nees & Meyen   MAJA3 Mariscus jamaicensis (Crantz) Britton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, NM, SC, TX, VA Classification:    ...

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2008-11-21 15:57:43

The Jamaican Boa (Epicrates subflavus), also known as the Yellow Snake, is a non-venomous species of boa native to Jamaica and the Goat Island. It is the only species in its genus and family. It is common in most limestone forests. Adults grow to an average of about 6 feet 6 inches in length. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ca. 1996). Its natural habitat is being destroyed , which forces them into inhabited areas, where they are captured and killed....

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2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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